King William Island


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King William Island

An island of central Nunavut, Canada, in the Arctic Archipelago between the Boothia Peninsula and Victoria Island.
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At King William Island, in the Admiralties, Kwaque had made, in the parlance of the South Pacific, a pier-head jump.
And since King William Island was cannibalistic, he could only conclude that the other islands were given to similar dietary practice.
As for King William Island, the Makambo, on the former run of the Cockspur, stopped there every ten weeks; but the direst threat Daughtry ever held over him was the putting ashore of him at the place where the two active young men still mourned their pig.
Suppose 'm you no fetch 'm close up, me make 'm you go ashore 'n' walk about along King William Island.
It was 11 meters (yards) below the surface, near King William Island, about 1,200 miles northwest of Toronto.
In 1859 an expedition to nearby King William Island found a note in a cairn which said they abandoned their ships after getting trapped in ice.
They stumbled across the remains on a small island in Wellington Strait, just to the east of King William Island, Canada.
Over the next 10 hours we landed in Gjoa Haven on King William Island, Pelly Bay, and finally Taloyoak on the Boothia Peninsula, where I talked with many locals about polar bears, Arctic char, and endless winters.
Dorothy Eber aims to understand the Franklin tragedy on and near King William Island from the point of view of Inuit oral history.
For three weeks he and seven companions trekked the icy wastes of King William Island, in the Arctic, on a mission of discovery and endurance.
The team went from Sir John's initial landing - after his two ships were abandoned at Victory Point on King William Island - to Starvation Cove, where the last traces of some of his men were found.